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Mountain spirits

Mountain spirit (lat.: daemon subterraneus, “underground demon”; besides also daemon metallicus “mine demon”) is the generic term for different mythical creatures, which are to be found in mines or in the mountains. Especially in...


Walpurgis Night

Walpurgis Night is the night connecting the 30th of April to the 1st of May. This traditional feast mingles Saint Walpurgis with the arrival of Spring and what was supposed the most important witches...